City assigns interim positions in police department

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun As the City of Tucumcari begins advertising for a new police chief, an interim Administrator and Operations Commander have been assigned to keep the department operating. “We want the public to know that the department is still operating as usual with their safety being their top priority,” City Manager […]

Mesalands approves $17.1 million operating budget

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Dunn one of Tucumcari’s oldest continually operating businesses

By Jenna DeWitt Tucumcari celebrates the 100th anniversary of the city’s incorporation this year. Dunn Funeral Home has an anniversary of its own. At 90, it’s one of the oldest continually operated businesses in the city. Charles Dunn said his family came to Tucumcari in 1903 when Charles’ grandfather, Elton Dunn, moved from Vernon, Texas, […]

September 1984

Karen Lamb of San Jon was named Women’s Professional Rodeo Association’s 1984 World Champion Steer Undecorator. … After 15 years of operating Third Street Grocery, Jim and Glenda Gentry sold to Charles and Joyce Watson of Albuquerque. …Lillian Redman, owner of the Blue Swallow Motel, was featured in National Geographic. … Girl Scout Troop No. […]